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28 Jul 2023

Teacher Associate Director of Education Programs

Simon Wiesenthal Center
 New York, New York County, New York, United States

Job Description

About us:

The Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC) is a global Jewish human rights organization that confronts anti-Semitism, hate, stands with Israel, defends the safety of Jews worldwide, and teaches the lessons of the Holocaust for future generations.  It is an accredited Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) at the United Nations, UNESCO and the OSCE, the Organization of American States, the Latin American Parliament, and the Council of Europe.  The SWC is headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in New York, Chicago, Miami, Toronto, Paris, Jerusalem and Buenos Aires. The Museum of Tolerance Los Angeles, founded in 1993, is the educational arm of the SWC. Moriah Films is the Center’s two-time Academy Award®-winning film division and the Museum of Tolerance Jerusalem is scheduled to open in 2024.

About the role:

SWC/MOT seeks to hire an Associate Director of Educational Programs who can collaborate with the educational team at the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles to sustain and expand the presentation of MOT programs in the NE region, including the Combat Hate Digital Empowerment workshops and assemblies for middle and high school students. The Associate Director will train and supervise staff to present the programs, maintain quality control, and create new programs, curricular resources, and evaluation. The Associate Director will liaise with the Department of Education and Educational District leaders to ensure that programs meet State academic standards and requirements. The Associate Director will also make site visits, conduct workshops as needed, and strategize outreach and recruitment for programs.

About you:

You are a passionate educator who enjoys program and curriculum development to make lasting social change.

This position will report to the Program Director and is based in New York.


  • Sustain and expand current MOT educational programs in the NE Region.
  • Build new innovative programs/experiences in conjunction with MOT (LA).
  • Lead or facilitate professional development for educators.
  • Conduct virtual and in-person workshops and follow-up workshops.
  • Produce and review resources, assessments, curriculum, and instructional materials.
  • Supervise the Program Manager in coordinating schedules with schools, youth serving organizations, professional groups and community organizations.
  • Oversee program staff regarding logistical and administrative duties and responsibilities pertaining to the recruitment, preparation, implementation and follow-up of all programs.
  • Facilitate and collect data, data analysis, and evaluation, and maintain all records for grant reports.
  • Provide assistance on data-driven continuous improvement strategies.
  • Work with NY Department of Education and other local, state and national government entities involved to ensure compliance with Academic Standards, and with grant requirements.

Experience and Skills:

  • Master’s degree in Education, Museum Education, History, Sociology or related field.
  • Three or Five years of experience in education and curriculum design.
  • New York professional educators license preferred.
  • Understanding of research-based instructional practices and data-driven performance.
  • Experience producing resources and instructional materials.
  • Experience with leading or facilitating professional development for educators.
  • Knowledge of antisemitism, racism, and current human rights issues, affecting the diverse communities of New York and the NE region.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as demonstrating editing, and proof-reading skills.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and projects.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

Our Benefits:

We value our people and offer a collaborative and engaging culture. As a SWC employee, you will enjoy work/life balance, generous time off and comprehensive benefits and programs.

The Simon Wiesenthal Center embraces inclusivity and values our diverse community. We are committed to building a team based on qualifications, merit and business need. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.